Grand Rapids cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexGrand RapidsOhioNational
Cost of living index9091100
IndexGrand RapidsOhioNational
Goods & Services index10196100
Groceries index10399100
Health care index9796100
Housing index6875100
Transportation index9195100
Utilities index102101100

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  • The cost of living in Grand Rapids is equal to the Ohio average.
  • The cost of living in Grand Rapids is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Grand Rapids is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Ohio general sales tax is 13% higher than the national average.
  • Ohio state income tax is 76% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$56,250$4,688$1,312$1,688
Renters$32,500$2,708$758$975

Ohio Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Ohio5.75%8%

Ohio Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Ohio0.528%5.333%

Goods & Services

ItemGrand RapidsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.25$14.594.5%
Beauty Salon $33.60$34.683.1%
Toothpaste $2.18$2.4711.9%
Shampoo $0.88$1.0213.9%
Movie $9.75$9.871.2%
Bowling $4.29$4.392.3%

Groceries

ItemGrand RapidsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $6.34$4.4841.6%
Fried Chicken $1.72$1.4617.5%
Milk $2.42$2.362.7%
Potatoes $2.69$3.0612.1%
Pizza $9.00$9.242.6%
Beer $8.12$8.635.9%

Health Care

ItemGrand RapidsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $91.67$99.788.1%
Doctor $95.00$105.039.6%
Dentist $81.80$88.707.8%
Ibuprofen $9.26$9.411.6%
Lipitor $338.38$298.5013.4%

Housing

ItemGrand RapidsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $114,100.00$175,700.0035.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,034.05$1,081.034.3%
Apartment Rent $688.00$920.0025.2%

Transportation

ItemGrand RapidsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.00$2.094.4%
Tire Balancing $34.64$45.2923.5%

Utilities

ItemGrand RapidsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$169.84$170.800.6%
Phone $29.95$28.266.0%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Rudolph, OH33383-17%
Hoytville, OH28483-17%
Hamler, OH67484-16%
Malinta, OH25185-15%
Weston, OH1,66286-14%
Grand Rapids, OH1,08690-10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Wurtsboro, NY1,0861055%
Avonia, PA1,08693-7%
Ilwaco, WA1,0861011%
Derma, MS1,08674-26%
Frederica, DE1,0851022%
Grand Rapids, OH1,08690-10%
Source: The Grand Rapids, OH cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.